Shrug, ASRock generally has the lowest DPC latency, thats a plus aint it?
Right now for AMD asus is .. oh god i hate this board and ASUS so much, slow BIOS updates, ****ty fan controller (hello fans stuck on full RPM until you reboot.)
Or forcing full fan RPM at 75c is nice too.
No HPET, OR spread spectrum toggles either on my asus board
Duplicate BIOS entries in different menu's for the same settings because why not right?
While yes, i most certainly might have gotten one of the "meh" AMD asus boards, it is a high end one, at that. and the support on it is awful.
My old ASRock Z68 Extreme 4 though?, ran fine for 10 years, no issues, had hpet and spread spectrum toggles, no duplicate entries, booted in less than 15 seconds, proper fan controls, no stuck fan speeds..
bottom point is, how many boards of each vendor did you try?, and even then, the landscape might look very different now - no one is going out to buy a new used PC with 2010-2014 tier hardware now really either
Crosshair VII Hero
MSi GTX 970 Gaming 4G
G.skill FlareX 3200Mhz CL14
SX8200 Pro 1TB +30 TB Spinning Rust
Fractal R6 (Dont buy, terrible HDD trays)
Win 10 Pro x64
QcK Heavy/Artisan Zero XL FX
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